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View of the township of Mt. Blackwood
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.2 × 18.8 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MT. BLACKWOOD. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 42. / VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MT. BLACKWOOD. / The locality which this illustration represents was formerly known as the Blackwood Forest, and has been the / scene, for many years, of considerable mining activity. The shallow alluvial diggings of the early days have given / place to the deep sinking in search of reefs. This scene is characteristic of the wild appearance which many of / the inland townships of Victoria represent.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.l.: N.J. CAIRE Photo.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.: ANGLO-AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond
Accession Number
PH106.39-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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